Jessica Kim

Jessica Kim is the co-founder of ianacare, a virtual care team for caregivers. This new venture was sparked by her experience being a full-time caregiver for her mom battling cancer. At the age of 19, she started Jessica’s Wonders, a baked goods company, out of her college dorm room. She raised $1M in funding her senior year (with braces) and grew it to national distribution. From there, she worked at Kraft Foods in brand management. In 2008, Jessica founded BabbaCo to invest in the future of parenting by helping families spend quality time together through subscription activity boxes. BabbaCo was acquired in 2014 by Barefoot Books, where she served as President for two years before becoming an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at CRV. Jessica was honored as Crain’s Top 40 under 40 and currently serves as a Venture Partner at Praxis Labs, the inaugural EIR at Brown University, and an advisor to several startups. Jessica graduated from Brown University and received her MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She lives in Boston with her three awesome children and husband, Peter.


Upcoming Webinar - Working Caregivers: The Choices and Mindset

Upcoming Webinar: Working Caregivers: The Choices and Mindset

We’re super excited to be partnering with Network of Executive Women for a webinar on August 17th at 12 PM Central Time.As you know, being a working caregiver comes with unique challenges. We all want to do our best - while feeling our best mentally and physically. We will focus …

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Strategies for the Working Caregiver During COVID-19 [Video]

Over the past few weeks we’ve talked to dozens of working family caregivers about how they are doing, some of the challenges brought on by COVID-19, and their caregiving story.One thing that really jumped out is that each and every person made the choice to care, even if it was …

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Caring without Contact 

Caring without Contact 

My family and I went for a hike over the weekend. We’ve hiked this trail in our town hundreds of times. People typically greet each other, pet each other’s dogs, and stop to let our children play. This time was drastically different. As we passed people, everyone’s heads were down. …

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Caregiver Story: Allison

Caregiver Story: Allison

Allison and her husband, Sean, are college sweethearts. Shortly after adopting their beautiful daughter, Maya, they discovered Sean had cancer.Since then, they have endured countless cancers, surgeries, ER visits, and treatments. Allison has been his dedicated caregiver for ten years.She doesn't hide how hard it can be.At times, caregiving can …

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Co-founder Story: Our Why

Co-founder Story: Our Why

I have an image seared in my heart of my mom spoon feeding me - as I was breastfeeding my newborn daughter, Kayla. Years later, I found myself feeding my mom as she was recovering from one of her many chemo treatments. I’m not sure if this is what the …

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